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Order of Ottawa inductees and Brian Kilrea Award for Excellence in Coaching recipient announced for 2018

November 16, 2018 Mayor Jim Watson today announced the 16 residents who will be inducted into the Order of Ottawa this year, as well as the 2018 recipient of the Brian Kilrea Award for Excellence in Coaching. This year’s ceremony will take place at City Hall on November 22. Those who will be invested into […]

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Media Advisory – Oral Traditional Evidence proceedings set to begin in Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project Reconsideration hearing

November 16, 2018 CALGARY – The National Energy Board (NEB) is set to begin Oral Traditional Evidence (OTE) proceedings as part of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project Reconsideration hearing. The NEB has scheduled OTE sessions over the next three weeks, starting in Calgary, Alta. (Nov. 20–22), then in Victoria, B.C. (Nov. 26–29) and concluding in Nanaimo, B.C. (Dec. 3–6). […]

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MMIWG: Anniversary of the Death of Louis Riel

November 16 2018 November 16, 2018 — Commissioners of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, make the following statement in recognition of the anniversary of the death of Louis Riel: “Louis Riel, founder of the Province of Manitoba, was a courageous and unrelenting defender of the rights of the Métis […]

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Government of Canada contributes to resilient communities in British Columbia

From: Public Safety Canada News release November 16, 2018 Vancouver, British Columbia Public Safety Canada Flooding is Canada’s costliest and most frequent natural disaster. Today, Joyce Murray, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Quadra, and Jennifer Rice, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness British Columbia, announced more than $16.5 million in federal and provincial funding to support […]

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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Canada’s buildings necessary to meeting Paris Agreement targets

November 16, 2018 Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Canada’s buildings is necessary to the reduction of Canada’s carbon footprint. This can be done by using less energy for heating, using energy more efficiently, and switching to electricity for heat sources where possible. Not only will these changes protect the climate, they may help Canadians […]

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Minister Hawkins Announces Additional Child Care Support for Happy Valley-Goose Bay Families

November 16, 2018 The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, today announced the addition of 30 affordable spaces for after school programs in Happy Valley-Goose Bay under the Child Care Capacity Initiative and phase two construction of the new Pumpkin House Child Care Centre. Minister Hawkins was joined at the announcement […]

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Media Advisory – Governor General to Invest 41 Recipients into the Order of Canada

November 16, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will invest 2 Companions, 15 Officers and 24 Members into the Order of Canada on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., at Rideau Hall. The investiture ceremony will be streamed live online at www.gg.ca/en/live. About the Order of Canada The […]

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Supporting Indigenous Business and Culture in PEI for a strengthened and inclusive economy

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency New multi-purpose centre will house Indigenous-led enterprises and showcase Indigenous culture November 16, 2018 – Charlottetown, PE – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Indigenous communities across Atlantic Canada are building on the potential of their resources and making innovative contributions to grow a strong economy. In Prince Edward Island, the Mi’kmaq […]

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AFN National Chief Offers Condolences to Wolf Lake First Nation and the Family of Chief Harry St. Denis on his passing

AFN National Chief Offers Condolences to Wolf Lake First Nation and the Family of Chief Harry St. Denis on his passing (Ottawa, ON): It is with great sadness that the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) acknowledges the passing of Chief Harry St. Denis of the Wolf Lake First Nation in Quebec. “Chief St. Denis was […]

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Notice of Completion/Notice of Opportunity to Review Final ESR for Phase 2 – Connecting 17 Remote First Nation Communities

November 15, 2018 Wataynikaneyap has issued its Final Environmental Study Report (ESR) for the Phase 2 Connecting 17 Remote First Nation Communities Project for review by Aboriginal communities and groups, agency and public stakeholder review. The Final ESR has been prepared to consider comments through review on the Draft ESR.  The Final ESR will be […]

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WRN – November Events, Casino’s BAT Study and Recent News

November 14, 2018 Thank you to all that came out to our recent “Four Tops” Developer’s Reception at the Terminal City Club in Vancouver. We enjoyed being part of the panel discussion moderated by Chris Thompson of PI Financial, along with Alexco Resources, Midas Gold and Sabina Silver. The event was a real success, we […]

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North American Palladium Announces Tentative Collective Agreement Reached With United Steelworkers Workers Local 9422

TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2018 — North American Palladium Ltd. (“NAP” or the “Company”) (TSX:PDL) (OTC PINK:PALDF) today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement on a new three year contract with the United Steelworkers Workers Local 9422 (“USW”), representing production and maintenance employees at the Company’s Lac des Iles mine site. The agreement is […]

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GTEC Holdings Announces Strategic Merger with Invictus Forming Western Canada’s Largest Indoor Vertically Integrated Cannabis Company

Kelowna, BC – November 16, 2018 – GTEC Holdings Ltd. (TSXV: GTEC) (OTC: GGTTF) (“GTEC” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a non-binding Letter of Intent (the “Agreement”) with Invictus MD Strategies (TSXV:GENE; OTC:IVITF; FRA:8IS1) (“Invictus”) for the acquisition by Invictus of all of the issued and outstanding shares […]

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NAN Response to Ford government’s Cuts to Youth Advocacy

November 16, 2018 THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Walter Naveau has decried the Ford government’s decision to slash much-needed advocacy for youth by eliminating the office of the Ontario Child Advocate, as outlined in the government of Ontario’s economic outlook: “The office of the Ontario Child Advocate provides vital and […]

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City of Edmonton Receives $1.5 Million to Revitalize the Quarters Area Downtown

EDMONTON, November 16, 2018 The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, today announced $1.5 million in support from the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund for two cultural infrastructure projects that will help revitalize and strengthen the Quarters Downtown Edmonton, a vibrant, diverse and inclusive community. As part of its 20-year plan to renew the […]

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Fourth Session of the 41st Manitoba Legislature to Open Tuesday, Nov. 20 with Speech from the Throne

November 16, 2018 The fourth session of the 41st Manitoba legislature is expected to open at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20 with the reading of the speech from the throne by Lt.-Gov. Janice C. Filmon. At 1 p.m., Sgt. Kristopher Quiring will lead members of the 26th Field Artillery Regiment Detachment Brandon from […]

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Métis flag raised outside the people’s house to honour Louis Riel Day

November 16, 2018 VICTORIA – Métis and provincial government representatives gathered on the front lawn of the B.C. Parliament Buildings to proclaim Louis Riel Day and celebrate the contributions of the Métis people to British Columbia. “As a proud member of the Métis community, I was honoured to watch the flag rise in front of the […]

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Trent Celebrates Support of Indigenous Students and Programs at 43rd Annual Elders and Traditional Peoples Gathering

November 15, 2018 During the 43rd Annual Elders and Traditional Peoples Gathering, Trent University strengthened its long-standing support and leadership of Indigenous students and programs through a series of gift announcements. Two new Indigenous student support funds were created, thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, named in honour of two professors who shaped the […]

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Nova Scotia Company Builds Homes with Repurposed Plastic

JD Composites Inc. builds new concept home made from recycled plastic bottles November 16, 2018 – Meteghan River, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Adopting clean technology innovations helps companies better control costs, improve global competitiveness and reduce negative effects on the environment. With support from the Government of Canada, JD Composites is developing an […]

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NWAC Left Out of Over 100 Engagement Sessions on Federal Recognition and Implementation of Indigenous Rights Framework

Ottawa, ON – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is deeply alarmed the Government of Canada’s Recognition and Implementation of Indigenous Rights Framework will not recognize, represent or implement Indigenous women’s rights, voices or perspectives. Any Indigenous Rights Framework will fail if the federal government does not include NWAC as a full and equal […]

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Four new schools to be built in one of the largest infrastructure contracts ever awarded by First Nations in partnership with Indigenous Services Canada

Construction to begin in Spring 2019 on four new schools and a major renovation in four First Nation communities in Northern Manitoba November 16, 2018 — Winnipeg, Treaty 1 Territory, Manitoba — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nation communities to invest in new and upgraded school facilities […]

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The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources has the honour to table its Sixteenth Report

November 16, 2018 Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate on Thursday, March 10, 2016 to examine and report on the effects of transitioning to a low carbon economy, now tables its fifth interim report entitled: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Canada’s Built Environment. Respectfully submitted, NT5

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Next level nursing: Dwayne Pettyjohn prepares for Camosun’s innovative new health centre

November 13, 2018 When Dwayne Pettyjohn was working as an ambulance attendant in Toronto, he decided to pursue nursing because it combined helping others with an opportunity to learn transferable skills. “I’ve always been interested in health care and how nursing opens up a variety of portable career paths,” he explains. “You can go around […]

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SCDSB: Indigenous Heroes Premiere

World premiere of Heroes: Indigenous Role Models series on Nov. 21 November 15, 2018 On Nov. 21, the SCDSB will host the world premiere of the Heroes: Indigenous Role Models video, comic book and poster series. The series highlights the stories, successes and life experiences of a variety of individuals with First Nation, Métis or […]

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Yukon ranked one of Canada’s top mineral exploration jurisdictions

November 15, 2018 Yukon ranks fourth in Canada for projected spending on mineral exploration and deposit evaluation for 2018, according to statistics distributed by Natural Resources Canada on November 9. The projected spending for mineral exploration and deposit evaluations is $249.4 million, made up of $142.6 million for exploration, up 32.9 per cent from 2017, […]

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Statement by CCCYA president Del Graff on the elimination of the Ontario Child Advocate’s office

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2018  – Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) president Del Graff issued the following statement on elimination of the Ontario Child Advocate’s office, and shifting responsibility to the provincial ombudsman’s office. It is not acceptable to eliminate the Ontario Child Advocate’s Office, and the individual advocacy support for vulnerable young people whose voices must […]

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AB Government: Better supports for First Nations children

November 15, 2018 Alberta is the first province to implement Jordan’s Principle, which will help First Nations children access the services they need, when they need them. Related informa`ion Jordan’s Principle Memorandum of understanding on implementation of Jordan’s Principle Child intervention action plan First Nations Health Consortium The Alberta government is taking another landmark step […]

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2019 Canadian Business Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2018  – Each year, the Canadian Business Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of some of the country’s most distinguished business leaders. Today, the Canadian Business Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2019 Class of Companion Inductees: Claude Lamoureux, Retired President & Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan […]

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YT Government: First call for Housing Initiatives Fund projects a success

November 15, 2018 The Government of Yukon received 20 proposals during its first call for projects under the Housing Initiatives Fund. Seven projects currently have signed transfer agreements in place and three others have received commitments for funding from the $3.6 million fund. Over the next 18 months, these projects will bring over 100 homes […]

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Statement from Irwin Elman on the repeal of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth Act, 2007

November 15, 2018, Toronto (Ontario) – Today, the Progressive Conservative government announced that they will be repealing the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth Act, 2007 and will be closing our office. This means that the largest province in Canada has now become one of the only provinces without an independent child advocate. I wanted you to learn […]

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3 young Nova Scotians to share thoughts on reconciliation in new textbook – CBC

‘Just to hear the words that they shared … was really beautiful,” says teacher Jacob Gale Nov 16, 2018 Three young students from Nova Scotia have been selected to share their thoughts on reconciliation in a new social studies book that could be taught in classrooms across the country. Emelie Lutwick, Hayden Sheppard and Breanna […]

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National Energy Board approves the Manitoba Hydro – Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project

November 15, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (the Board) has issued its decision approving the Manitoba Hydro – Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project (Project) subject to 28 conditions, and the approval of the Governor in Council. Manitoba Hydro applied for authorization under the NEB Act to construct and operate a 500 […]

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Media advisory: Canada, Ontario and Williams Treaties First Nations mark key reconciliation milestone

Rama, Ontario – Please be advised the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs for Ontario, along with Chiefs and community members of the seven Williams Treaties First Nations will participate in a special ceremony to commemorate the signing of the Williams Treaties Settlement Agreement. The ceremony will […]

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Resolute Appoints Remi Lalonde as Chief Financial Officer

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 16, 2018 – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced the appointment of Remi Lalonde as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Lalonde succeeds Jo-Ann Longworth, who will be retiring after a distinguished career, including the past seven years as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Resolute. Mr. Lalonde had […]

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Media advisory: Minister of Finance to Deliver Fall Economic Statement

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau will table the Fall Economic Statement (FES) in the House of Commons on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. The Department of Finance will be holding a media lock-up prior to the tabling of the FES. The lock-up will end when a designated Department of Finance official in the lock-up announces that the embargo […]

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Teck Announces $0.15 Dividend and $400 Million Share Buyback

November 14, 2018 Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the distribution of cash to shareholders through both a dividend and share repurchase mandate. Teck will pay an eligible dividend of $0.15 per share on its outstanding Class A common shares […]

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Louis Riel Day

November 16, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Louis Riel Day: “Today, we commemorate the life of Louis Riel, a dedicated Métis leader, politician, and the founder of the province of Manitoba. “A champion for minority rights and the Métis Nation, Louis Riel played a key role in Canadian […]

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Canada to reassess nearly 58,000 applicants for Founding Membership in the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation and commits to exploratory discussions on membership for veterans, military members, RCMP and FNI members

November 15, 2018 — Ottawa, ON — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Canada remains committed to renewing the nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous Peoples based on recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership. Today, Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains and Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the […]

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ITK’s Position Paper On The Arctic Policy Framework

This position paper shares Inuit priorities and expectations for the content and structure of Canada’s forthcoming Arctic Policy Framework (APF). In December 2016, the Government of Canada announced that it would co-develop a new Arctic Policy Framework with Indigenous, territorial, and provincial partners, replacing Canada’s 2009 Northern Strategy and the 2010 Statement on Canada’s Arctic Foreign […]

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The Daily Friday, November 16, 2018

Canada’s international transactions in securities, September 2018 Foreign investment in Canadian securities totalled $7.7 billion in September, mainly acquisitions of money market instruments. At the same time, Canadian investment in foreign securities resumed to reach $10.6 billion, led by purchases of non-US instruments. Continue reading  Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, September 2018 Manufacturing sales edged up […]

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The Next Step: Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario Announces Multi-Year Agreement with City Of Ottawa, Ottawa Tourism and the CBC

The Next Step: Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario Announces Multi-Year Agreement with City Of Ottawa, Ottawa Tourism and the CBC WHO: Arlene Closter – Elder, Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation Councillor Jim Meness – Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation Jim Watson – Mayor of the City of Ottawa Michael Crockatt – President and CEO, Ottawa […]

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What would the wind write if it could write poetry?

Credits: CBC Arts In this collaboration between nature and technology, Indigenous artist Tania Willard creates poetry using wind. This past summer, the shoreline of an industrial part of Mississauga played home to an exhibition that lasted ten short days. Called The Work of Wind: Air, Land, Sea, it included artists that responded to climate change, […]

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Media Advisory – Métis Nation of Ontario

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2018 – On November 16, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) and Métis communities across Ontario are commemorating Louis Riel, the Métis leader who was executed by the Canadian Government, for leading the Northwest Resistance in defense of Métis rights. The MNO is holding the provincial Louis Riel Day Ceremony at Queen’s […]

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Canada signs Memorandum of Understanding with 11 First Nations and Alberta towards full implementation of Jordan’s Principle

From: Indigenous Services Canada November 15, 2018 — Edmonton, Treaty 6 Territory, Alberta — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada, Government of Alberta and First Nations partners are working together to ensure that First Nations children in Alberta can access the supports and services they need, when they need them. Today the Honourable Jane […]

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Events planned to commemorate 100th anniversary of Spanish flu in Okak

In October 1918, the supply vessel SS Harmony set sail from St. John’s for northern Labrador bringing with it a deadly virus that changed the course of history for Labrador Inuit. The virus, which has become known as the Spanish flu, spread quickly, killing entire families and leaving many children orphaned. No community was impacted […]

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Ryerson U – Flag ceremony: Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation

Date: November 19, 2018 Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Location: TRS-3-180 Contact: Sana Mulji Dutt, sdutt@ryerson.ca Website: https://www.ryerson.ca/tedrogersschool/ Register for Flag ceremony: Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation Download event as ICS file The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University was presented with the ceremonial flag of the Mississaugas of the […]

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BCAFN – Notice of Position: New Relationship Trust Board of Director

Applications are being sought from persons interested in participating as a board member for the New Relationship Trust. The BC Assembly of First Nations will be appointing one board member for a three-year term commencing December 1, 2018. Business and Structure The New Relationship Trust (NRT) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to increasing the capacity […]

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Honouring and celebrating Alberta’s artists

Nov 15, 2018 Alberta is making history by becoming the first province in Canada to dedicate an entire month to the celebration of artists. Minister of Culture and Tourism Ricardo Miranda has proclaimed January 2019 as the first ever Month of the Artist in Alberta. The month will be an annual celebration of artists and […]

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Additional funding to support survivors of sexual assault

Government is investing more than $216,000 in additional funding for the Prince Edward Island Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (PEIRSAC) to increase access to free specialized therapeutic services for those Islanders needing this support. “Timely trauma counseling services are crucial to ease the impact of the traumatic experience of sexual assault and to support recovery. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201814 Views

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Grant under the Urban Aboriginal Support Program – Minister Sylvie D’Amours attends the inauguration of the new premises of the Chibougamau Eenou Friendship Centre

QUÉBEC CITY, Nov. 15, 2018 – Minister of Native Affairs Sylvie D’Amours participated today in the official inauguration of the new premises of the Chibougamau Eenou Friendship Centre. Eenou Friendship Centre officials were able to rebuild the facility in part through a $600 000 grant from the Infrastructure section of the Urban Aboriginal Support Program. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201813 Views

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